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Published on 2021-08-21

The Asia-Pacific Journal of International Humanitarian Law is a publication of the Institute of International Legal Studies University of the Philippines Law Center (UP-IILS) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The Journal aims to produce peer-reviewed scholarly articles, book reviews, and commentary on significant developments and current issues in international humanitarian law, and related fields. It...

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2021 Edition

2021 Edition

Published: 2021-10-20

Current Issue

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Asia-Pacific Journal of International Humanitarian Law's 2021 edition.

The Asia-Pacific Journal of International Humanitarian Law (APJIHL) is a publication of the Institute of International Legal Studies-University of the Philippines Law Center (UP-IILS) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The Journal seeks to produce peer-reviewed scholarly articles, book reviews, and commentary on significant developments and current issues in international humanitarian law and related fields. It has a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region, and is published once a year.

The 2021 Edition includes articles on the following:

  • An interview with Judge O-Gon Kwon;
  • The use of lethal autonomous weapons systems from an IHL perspective;
  • The humanitarian exemption clauses in the context of domestic counterterrorism measures;
  • The Red Cross Society of China in the Beiyang Government Period;
  • The use of military units and personnel for international rescue and relief operations;
  • The similarities and differences of the the ICC and ICJ proceedings on the treatment of the Rohingya population;
  • The prospects of victim participation in the prosecution of war crimes in Australia using the ICC framework;
  • Reports on the ICRC's engagement with different actors on issues ranging from protection of cultural property in armed conflicts, protection of civilians, and medical personnel and healthcare.

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